Thursday February 25, 2021 25 February 2021

NEWS BITES - MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

Ooredoo Q.S.C. (QE:ORDS), Qatar's largest Telecommunication company by market cap, has lifted 25.0 Dirham (3.4%) from its previous trading session to close at QAR7.66. Compared with the QE Index which rose 171.9 points (1.7%) in the day, the relative price increase was 1.7%. Today the stock traded at its three-day high of QAR7.77.

It posted the highest rise in MCap QAR800.8 million ($220 million) with the most influence on the Telecommunication sector. Its MCap is QAR24.5 billion ($6.7 billion).

There were 2,094,840 shares worth QAR16 million ($4.4 million) traded today. Thursday's price rise was propped up by firm volume of 1.2 times the average daily volume of 1.8 million shares.

UPCOMING EVENT: AGM

The annual general meeting (AGM) will be held on Wednesday, March 03.

ORDS Stock Dashboard [traded in Qatari Riyal, QAR]

CurrencyUSD 1 = QAR 3.64 52-Week Range (In QAR)4.80 - 9.00
Feb 25 closeQAR7.66SectorTelecommunication
P/E (FY2019)14.2Market CapQAR24.5 billion [$6.7 billion]
Dividend Yield (TTM)3.3%EPS (FY2019)54 Dirham
EPS Growth % (Q3 2020 vs Q2 2020)53.8DPS (TTM)25 Dirham
Ave Daily Volume1,783,184 sharesShares Outstanding3,203,200,000

Primary Exchange and Other Listings: Trading Currency and Volume

ExchangeTickerCurrencyLastADVTVol % of TotalToday's VI
DohaORDSQAR7.661,521,45392.51.4
MuscatORDSOMR0.41208,3317.50.8
Total100.00

1 QAR [Qatari Riyal]= 9.4668 OMR [Omani Rial]

ADVT= Avg. Daily Volume of Trading; VI= Volume Index (1 is avg)

ORDS Financials Summary: EPS up 10.2% to 54.0 Dirham in FY2019

+ Net profit was up 10.2% from $430 million in FY2018 to $473.9 million in FY2019.

+ Earnings Per Share (EPS) was up 10.2% from 49.0 Dirham in FY2018 to 54.0 Dirham in FY2019.

Year ended DecFY2019FY2018FY2017
Sales ($ B)8.78.59.2
Pretax ($ M)727625.7841.3
Net ($ M)473.9430521.2
EPS (QAR)0.540.490.592

INDEX

SECTION 1 RECENT NEWS

SECTION 2 CORPORATE PROFILE AND INDEPENDENT RATINGS

SECTION 3 TOP SHAREHOLDERS

SECTION 4 TODAY'S BULLISH SIGNALS

SECTION 5 ONGOING BULLISH PARAMETERS

SECTION 6 TODAY'S BEARISH SIGNALS

SECTION 7 ONGOING BEARISH PARAMETERS

SECTION 8 FINANCIALS

SECTION 9 PEER GROUP ANALYSIS & RANKING

SECTION 10 NEWS ARCHIVES (DEC 2017 - NOV 2020)

GLOSSARY

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SECTION 1 RECENT NEWS

1.1 Financial News

Quarterly Report (Q3/2020):

November 06, 2020

Quarterly Report Analysis Q3 2020: Ooredoo Q.S.C. reports 51% sequential rise in Quarterly Net Profit

Ooredoo Q.S.C. (QE:ORDS), announced net profit of QAR650m ($179m) for the quarter-ended 30 September 2020 [Q3/2020], up 50.5% from the previous quarter [Q2/2020] and up 53.2% from the year-earlier period [Q3/2019]. Earnings per share (EPS) were up 53.8% sequentially from 13.0Dirham (US3.57c) in Q2/2020 to 20.0Dirham (US5.49c) in Q3/2020.

Compared with the Previous Corresponding Period [PCP; Q3/2019], year-over-year [y.o.y.] EPS was up 53.8%, Revenue was up 0.1% and Net Profit was up 53.2%.

Read more in SECTION 8 FINANCIALS on Financials

1.2 Meetings

February 17: Ooredoo Q.S.C. announces AGM

Ooredoo Q.S.C. has announced its Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 03.

1.3 Press Releases

February 16: Ooredoo : Disclose the Annual financial statement of 2020

Ooredoo discloses the interim financial statement for the twelve-month period ending 31st December, 2020. The financial statements revealed a Net Profit of QR 1,126,475,000 in comparison to Net Profit QR 1,724,826,000 for the same period of the previous year.

Source: mubasher.info

February 08: Ooredoo: Announces the closure of nominations for board membership

Ooredoo announces the closure of the period for nomination for the membership of its Board of Directors for 2021 - 2023 on 07/02/2021 at 01:00 PM

Source: mubasher.info

February 02: Ooredoo Announces Date to Pay Interest to Bondholders

Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. announces that Ooredoo International Finance Limited (OIFL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, pursuant to the Terms and Conditions of the Notes and the Final Terms, will pay its Global Medium Term Note (GMTN) holders' Principal and interest payment on 16 February 2021.

Source: mubasher.info

January 29: Ooredoo: Opens nominations for it's board membership 2021

Ooredoo announces the opening of nominees for the board memberships, years from 2021 to 2023. Applications will be accepted starting from 28/01/2021 till 08:00 AM of 07/02/2021.

Source: mubasher.info

January 29: Ooredoo Announces Date to Pay Interest to Bondholders

Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. announces that Ooredoo International Finance Limited (OIFL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, pursuant to the Terms and Conditions of the Notes and the Final Terms, will pay its Global Medium Term Note (GMTN) holders' Principal and interest payment on 16 February 2021.

Source: mubasher.info

January 22: Ooredoo Announces Date to Pay Interest to Bondholders

Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. announces that Ooredoo International Finance Limited (OIFL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, pursuant to the Terms and Conditions of the Notes and the Final Terms, will pay its Global Medium Term Note (GMTN) holders' interest payment on 01 February 2021.

Source: mubasher.info

January 21: Ooredoo Announces Date to Pay Interest to Bondholders

Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. announces that Ooredoo International Finance Limited (OIFL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, pursuant to the Terms and Conditions of the Notes and the Final Terms, will pay its Global Medium Term Note (GMTN) holders' interest payment on 22 February 2021.

Source: mubasher.info

January 20: Events Calendar: Ooredoo holds it's investors relation conference call on 15/02/2021 to discuss the financial results

Ooredoo announces that the conference call with the Investors to discuss the financial results for the Annual 2020 will be held on 15/02/2021 at 02:00 PM, Doha Time.

Source: mubasher.info

January 20: Ooredoo Announces Date to Pay Interest to Bondholders

Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. announces that Ooredoo International Finance Limited (OIFL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, pursuant to the Terms and Conditions of the Notes and the Final Terms, will pay its Global Medium Term Note (GMTN) holders' interest payment on 22 February 2021.

Source: mubasher.info

January 18: Ooredoo: To disclose its Annual financial results on 14/02/2021

Ooredoo discloses its financial statement for the period ending 31st December 2020 on 14/02/2021.

Source: mubasher.info

January 16: Ooredoo: To disclose its Annual financial results on 14/02/2021

Ooredoo discloses its financial statement for the period ending 31st December 2020 on 14/02/2021.

Source: mubasher.info

SECTION 2 CORPORATE PROFILE AND INDEPENDENT RATINGS

2.1 Activities

Ooredoo Q.S.C. is a provider of domestic and international telecommunication services to residential and business users. The Company offers landline, mobile, cable television and Internet services to personal users and businesses.

2.2 Independent Ratings

+ Forbes 2000:

Ooredoo Q.S.C. is the 1022nd largest by revenue in the Forbes Global 2000.

2.3 Contact Details

Websitehttp://www.qtel.com.qa
Physical AddressCornish St. - West Bay - Doha 217
Phone4400400
Fax4830011
Emailinfo@qtel.com.qa

2.4 Industry & Sector

Classification LevelName of Sector
Industry GroupTelecommunications Services
Economic SectorTelecommunication Services
Business SectorTelecommunications Services

SECTION 3 TOP SHAREHOLDERS

Top 9 shareholders

Name of the Share Holder% of Capital
Qatar Investment Authority53.5
General Authority for Retirement and Social Insurance12.7
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority10.0
General Retirement and Social Insurance - Military Pension Fund1.9
Qatar National Bank QPSC0.8
Ibrahim Abdullah Saad Al Mahmoud0.002
Turki Mohamed Khaled Al Khater0.002
Nasser Rashid Al Humaidi0.002
Nasser Mohamed Marafih0.001

% held by Top 9 shareholders 78.9%

SECTION 4 TODAY'S BULLISH SIGNALS

4.1 Rank in the top 13% by Relative Valuation in the Qatar market

DescriptionValueRank
Price to Sales0.8In Top 13%

4.2 Uptrend

Price/Moving Average Price of 1.11:

- The price to 200-day MAP ratio is 1.11, a bullish indicator. In the past 200 days this ratio has exceeded 1.11, 44 times suggesting further upside. The 50-day MAP of QAR7.91 is higher than the 200-day MAP of QAR6.93, a bullish indicator. The 200-day MAP has increased to QAR6.93. An increase is another bullish indicator.

Past Quarter:

- In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high ten times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

4.3 Undervaluation

Price/Earnings:

Ooredoo Q.S.C. stock is trading at the tenth lowest P/E multiple in the QE Index.

Dividend Yield:

Ooredoo Q.S.C. stock is the fifteenth highest dividend yielding stock in the QE Index.

Dividend Yield > Bond Yield of 2.09%:

The dividend yield of 3.26% is 1.56 times the triple-A bond yield of 2.09%. The times factor of 1.56 is above the benchmark factor of 0.67 times set by Benjamin Graham.

(All figures in %)

Dividend Yield3.26
Bond Yield2.09
Spread1.17

MCap/Total Assets:

- Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 0.3. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

- The company is cash rich with Cash to Market Capitalisation at 60.3%.

4.4 Other Bullish Signals

- Return on Equity of 7.6% versus sector average of 6.0% and market average of 4.9%.

- Net profit margin has averaged 6.6% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 5.4% and suggests a high margin of safety.

- As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 7.6%. This is computed as net profit margin of 7.0% times asset turnover [sales/assets] of 0.36 times leverage factor [total assets/shareholders' equity] of 3.0.

4.5 Oversold/Bullish Signals:

- The Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 22.3 has breached the oversold line of 30, suggesting the price decrease of 10% in the last 14 days is unusually high.

- The Stochastic indicator of 9.1 has pierced the oversold line of 20; this indicates the price is close to its 14-day low and is likely to revert to an uptrend.

SECTION 5 ONGOING BULLISH PARAMETERS

5.1 Rank in the top 10% by Size in the Qatar market

DescriptionValueRank
Annual RevenueQAR31.7 billion ($8.7 billion)In Top 4%
MCap$6.7 billionIn Top 10%

5.2 Present Value of QAR1000 Invested in the Past [3 Mo, 1 Yr, 3 Yrs]; The Best Periods with PVQAR1000 > 1,110

PVQAR1,0003 mo ago1 yr ago3 yrs ago
ORDS.QEQAR1,128QAR1,288QAR1,111
Telecommunication sectorQAR1,119QAR1,214QAR886
QE IndexQAR993QAR1,048QAR1,120

5.3 The Best Periods [3 Mo, 1 Yr] with Price Change % > 12.7

1-Year price change of 23.8% for Ooredoo Q.S.C. outperformed the change of 3.7% in the QE index for a relative price change of 20.1%.

Price Change %QuarterYear
Ooredoo Q.S.C.12.823.8
Telecommunication sector11.917.1
QE index-13.7

5.4 Moving Annual Return of 27.8% in the past year:

Moving Annual Return was 27.8% in the past year. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, the real rate of return has averaged 5.4%. The Moving Annual Return has been positive in 3 of the last 5 years.

ORDSClose (QAR)Dividends (QAR)Capital Gain / (Loss) %% YieldAnnual Return %
Feb 257.660.2523.8427.8
1 Yr ago6.190.25(2.0)42.0
2 Yrs ago6.310.35(19.1)4.5(14.6)
3 Yrs ago7.80.35(16.9)3.7(13.1)
4 Yrs ago9.380.0324.60.425.0

Close 5 years ago QAR7.53

Prices are adjusted for a share split. On July 04, 2019 shareholders received 10 shares for every 1 share held prior to that date.

5.5 MCap: 5-Year Increase of QAR4 billion [$1 billion]

In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by QAR4.4 billion (22%) from QAR20.1 billion to QAR24.5 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there have been declines in MCap in 2 out of 5 years.

PriceMCap (QAR B)MCap ($ M)
LastQAR7.6624.56,740.8
1 Year agoQAR6.1920.65,667.2
2 Years agoQAR6.3121.96,005.1
3 Years agoQAR7.8028.17,730.8
4 Years agoQAR9.38256,854.6
5 Years agoQAR7.5320.15,528.9

5.6 Created Market Value [CMV] past 5 yrs of QAR1 billion ($275 million)

- Market Capitalization has increased by QAR4.6 billion from QAR20 billion to QAR24.5 billion in the last 5 years. This increase comprises cumulative retained earnings (RETE) of QAR3.6 billion and Created Market Value of QAR1 billion. The Created Market Value multiple, defined by the change in MCap for every QAR1 of retained earnings is QAR1.28.

5.7 EPS growth [FY2019 vs FY2018] of 10.2%:

FYEPS ( Dirham)Growth %
201954.010.2
201849.0-17.2

5.8 Annualised Period-based Total Shareholder Returns [TSR %]: The Best Period with TSR > 28.7%

TSR %1 yr
ORDS.QE28.8

5.9 Improved EBIT Margins:

EBIT margin is positive and has increased from 7.6% to 8.8% in the past year.

FYEBIT Margins (%)
20198.8
20187.6
20179.4
20169.6
20158.2

5.10 % Growth in EPS > RPS

EPS growth has consistently exceeded growth in RPS [Revenue Per Share].

EPS growth: Sequential EPS growth (Q3 vs Q2, 2020) was up 53.8% and PCP EPS growth (Q3 2020 vs Q3 2019) was up 53.8%. FY EPS growth (FY2019 vs FY2018) was up 10.2%.

RPS growth: Sequential growth in Revenue per share (Q3 vs Q2, 2020) was up 6.9% and PCP growth in Revenue per share (Q3 2020 vs Q3 2019) was down 2.2%. FY growth in Revenue per share (FY2019 vs FY2018) was up 2.7%.

(All figures in %)

Sequential growth in EPS (Q3 vs Q2, 2020)53.8
Sequential growth in RPS (Q3 vs Q2, 2020)6.9
PCP growth in EPS (Q3 2020 vs Q3 2019)53.8
PCP growth in RPS (Q3 2020 vs Q3 2019)-2.2
FY growth in EPS (FY2019 vs FY2018)10.2
FY growth in RPS (FY2019 vs FY2018)2.7

5.11 Increased Volume, up 1,349% in 5 years

In the past five years, Average Daily Volume of Trading (ADVT) has increased 1349.4% to 1.8 million shares.

Avg. Daily Volume Traded 12 months ended Feb 25, million shares

YearADVT
20211.8
20200.8
20190.09
20180.08
20170.12

5.12 Increased share turnover

In the past five years, average daily share turnover has increased 3.5% to QAR10 million ($2.7 million). This suggests increased liquidity.

Past five years, 12 months ended Feb 25 (QAR million)

YearAverage Daily Turnover
202110.0
20207.3
20195.8
20186.3
20179.6

5.13 Quarterly Trend in Revenue, Net Profit and Net Profit Margin:

- Net Profit margin is positive and has seen consecutive rises in recent quarters. [All figures in %]

Qtr-endedRevenue GrowthNet Profit GrowthNet Profit Margin
Sep 20 [Q3 vs Q2]7.650.510.3
Jun 20 [Q2 vs Q1]-6.311.67.2
Mar 20 [Q1 vs Q3]--5.6

5.14 Satisfies three criteria of Benjamin Graham

- "An earnings-to-price yield of at least twice the triple-A bond"; the stock's earning yield of 7.1% is 3.4 times the triple-A bond yield of 2.1%.

- "A dividend yield of at least two-thirds the triple-A bond yield"; the stock's dividend yield is 1.6 times the triple-A bond yield of 2.1%.

-"Stability of growth in earnings over the last 5 years, defined as no more than two declines of 5% or greater in year-end earnings";there have been 2 declines in earnings in the last 5 years.

5.15 Satisfies 5 out of 9 criteria of Joseph Piotroski [pass mark 5]:

- Positive net income.

- Positive operating cashflow.

- Return on Assets improvement [from 2.1% to 2.5%].

- Good quality of earnings [operating cashflow exceeds net income].

- Total shares on issue unchanged.

SECTION 6 TODAY'S BEARISH SIGNALS

6.1 Momentum Down 5.1% Past Week

The price ranged between a low of QAR7.41 on Feb 24 and a high of QAR7.77 on Feb 18.

FebOoredoo Q.S.C.Close price [QAR]Price change %Relative change % *Comment
Thu 18Continues significant downtrend, hits 42-day low7.77-0.5-0.2Week-high of 7.77
Sun 21Offers 2nd lowest Price Earnings in QE Index, after price drop7.71-0.8-0.2Price/MAP200 above 1 and rising
Mon 22In 6th consecutive fall, nears two-month low7.67-0.50.9VI*=1.2
Tue 23Offers 4th lowest Price Earnings in QE Index, after price drop7.56-1.4-1.4Price/MAP200 above 1 and rising
Wed 24In 8th consecutive fall, nears three-month low7.41-2.0-0.7Week-low of 7.41; Steepest Fall; VI*=1.1

* Relative change is price change of stock with respect to Benchmark Index, QE index.

[Volume Index (VI); 1 is average]

6.2 Rank in the bottom 23% by Relative Valuation in the Qatar market

DescriptionValueRank
Dividend Yield %3.3%In Bottom 23%

6.3 Rank in the bottom 19% by Price Performance in the Qatar market

DescriptionValueRank
1-month Price Change %-8.4In Bottom 19%

6.4 Downtrend

Negative MACD:

- The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator of 12-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) of 7.85 minus the 26-day EMA of 8.01 is negative, suggesting a bearish signal. Both the 12-day EMA as well as the 26-day EMA are falling, another bearish signal.

Past Month:

- Falls to Rises: In the past month the number of falls outnumbered rises 15:8 or 1.9:1.

Past Quarter:

The Worst 3 weeks in the past quarter

The past month witnessed the worst 2 weeks in the past quarter. In the past quarter the steepest fall of 8.8% took place in the week beginning Sunday February 14.

Sun-ThuChange %QE index Change %RPC %Vol Ind [1 is avg]
Feb 14-18-8.8-1.8-70.6
Jan 24-28-2.6-1.8-0.80.5
Dec 27-31-1.6-0.8-0.81

6.5 Overvaluation

Earnings Yield of 7.0% < Qatar ave of 8.2% > Bond Yield of 2.1%:

- Earnings yield of 7.0% is less than the Qatar average earning yield of 8.2%.

- The earnings yield of 7.0% is 3.4 times the 10-year bond yield of 2.1%.

(All figures in %)

Earnings Yield7.0
Qatar avg8.2
Dividend Yield3.3
Bond Yield2.1

SECTION 7 ONGOING BEARISH PARAMETERS

7.1 Rank in the bottom 10% by Gearing in the Qatar market

DescriptionValueRank
Total Debt to Equity1.1In Bottom 10%

7.2 Rank in the bottom 10% by Performance in the Qatar market

DescriptionValueRank
Net Profit Margin %7.0In Bottom 10%

7.3 Past 3 years: price fall of 1.8%

3-Year price change of -1.8% for Ooredoo Q.S.C. underperformed the change of 11.7% in the QE index for a relative price change of -13.5%.

Price Change %3 Years
Ooredoo Q.S.C.-1.8
Telecommunication sector-11.1
QE index11.7

7.4 Annualised Period-based Total Shareholder Returns [TSR %]: The Worst Periods with TSR < 3.8%

TSR %3 yrs5 yrs10 yrs
ORDS.QE3.53.7-2.6

7.5 High Debt to Equity (%)

The debt to equity ratio of 108.9% is above a safe benchmark figure of 70%. However, it has improved in the past four years.

YearsDebt to Equity (%)
Dec 2019108.93
Dec 2018130.46
Dec 2017134.71
Dec 2016183.68
Dec 2015196.11

7.6 Declining VWAP, down 17% in 5 years

In the past five years Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) has decreased by 16.9% to QAR6.79. .

Past five years, 12 months ended Feb 25 (QAR)

YearHigh PriceVWAPLow Price
20219.06.794.8
20207.76.65.76
20198.516.836.08
20189.78.316.93
20179.978.187.0

SECTION 8 FINANCIALS

EXCEL TABLES ARE AVAILABLE TO EXPORT AS FOLLOWS:

Financials Q3 2020, FY 2019, Past 10 Years

http://www.buysellsignals.net/BuySellSignals/report/Qatar/Stock/PDF/quarterly/xls/ORDS_Financials.xls

SECTION 9 PEER GROUP ANALYSIS & RANKING

9.1 Global Peer Group (all figures in $): Key Financials

In its Global Peer Group of 9 companies ORDS is ranked second by Revenue, Net Profit, Total Assets, third by Relative Str. (6 mo), fourth by PV $1000 (1 yr) and fifth by MCap.

Name (Code)Relative Str. (6 mo)MCapPV $1000 (1 yr)RevenueNet ProfitTotal Assets
Rank of ORDS354222
Ooredoo Q.S.C. (ORDS)476.7B1,288.58.7B473.9M24.2B
Square Enix (9684)287.3B1,437.62.5B202.3M2.9B
China Tower -H shares (00788)227.1B614.611.8B808.1M52.3B
Trend Micro (4704)227B969.31.6B264.9M3.4B
Indus Towers (INDUSTOWER)757B1,566.9950.1M456.1M2.8B
SCSK (9719)566.4B1,181.73.7B295.7M3.2B
TIS Inc (3626)405.6B1,031.44.2B278.8M3.6B
1&1 Drillisch (DRI)405.1B1,225.04.5B453.8M7.8B
OBIC Business Consultants (4733)334.7B1,666.4285M94.4M1.4B

Global Peer Group: Relative Value Indicators

ORDS is ranked second by P/E, P/S and ninth by Turnover Rate.

Name (Code)Country CodeLast PriceP/EP/STurnover Rate (%)% Disc to 52-w HiRetention Ratio
Rank of ORDS229
Ooredoo Q.S.C. (ORDS)QAQAR7.6613.70.810.617.753.7
Square Enix (9684)JPJPY6,310.0152.115.369.8
China Tower -H shares (00788)HKHKD1.1834.00.6338.939.8
Trend Micro (4704)JPJPY5,290.0141.123.323.9
Indus Towers (INDUSTOWER)INRs273.5015.67.5112.21.6
SCSK (9719)JPJPY6,520.060.74.356.7
TIS Inc (3626)JPJPY2,239.097.210.095.0
1&1 Drillisch (DRI)DEEUR23.9711.11.141.312.797.6
OBIC Business Consultants (4733)JPJPY6,170.023.418.559.0

9.2 BuySellSignals Fundamentals Valuation Ranking: Ooredoo Q.S.C. vs Qatar Market

Out of 45 stocks in the Qatar Market, Ooredoo Q.S.C. is ranked first by Revenue, first by Free Cash Flow, fourth by P/Sales and fourth by Market Cap $.

Qatar AvgORDSRankRank 1Rank 2Rank 3Lowest Rank
Revenue $824.7 M8.7 B18.7 B ORDS6.2 B QFLS3.2 B MCCS1 M IHGS
Free Cash Flow652 M10.5 B110.5 B ORDS8.3 B QNBK6.8 B CBQK
P/Sales2.6x0.8x40.1x QFLS0.1x MCCS0.5x MCGS-
Market Cap $2.9 B6.7 B443.5 B QNBK19.3 B IQCD11.2 B ERES31.7 M DHBK
Net Profit $242.7 M473.9 M63.9 B QNBK839.4 M QIBK707.3 M IQCD(128.6 M) QGRI
Total Assets $13.5 B24.2 B6 44.9 B QIBK40.5 B CBQK42.3 M QGMD
P/Earnings/ Growth-1.4x70.3x QOIS0.4x CBQK0.7x AKHI17.01x QNBK
EPS Growth YOY (%)-10.29400 NLCS92.9 QOIS37.5 AKHI-
EBITDA Margin%-(18.7)1042.3 QATI34.8 UDCD20.4 GWCS(77.8) DBIS
Discount to 52-Wk High (%)7.814.91334.2 ERES28.8 BLDN27.2 QIGD1.9 DOHI
P/Earnings12.2x14.2x156.6x MCCS8.3x BRES9.98x CBQK-
ROE (%)4.97.61922.6 WDAM19.2 QISI15.5 MARK-
ROA (%)1.82.52215.3 WDAM9.9 QFLS9.9 ZHCD0.2 IHGS
Premium to 52-Wk Low (%)37.359.62411.8 QNBK19.5 QIMD19.9 MCCS666.7 QGMD
Yield (%)3.13.32513.7 MCCS11.6 ZHCD9.4 QFLS0.9 QAMC
Total Debt/Equity (the lower the better)0.6x1.1x260.001x NLCS0.002x MRDS0.003x MCGS3.1x QGTS

Negative values are shown in brackets.

9.3 Global Rank [out of 47,998 stocks] and Rank of Ooredoo Q.S.C. in the Middle East & Africa Region [out of 2,155 stocks]

DescriptionValueGlobal RankIn MEA Region
MCap ($)6.7B2,68897
Total Assets ($)24.2B1,64963
Revenue ($)8.7B1,60424
Net Profit ($)473.9M1,97468
Return on Equity %7.615,390754
Net Profit Margin %7.413,581791
Price/Earnings13.78,089524
Yield %3.47,729686
PV1000 (1Year) $*1,28820,165868
$* Change (1Year) %16.520,897881

* 1 year ago $1 = QAR 3.64

Feb 25, 2021: $ 1 equals QAR 3.64

9.4 Rank of Ooredoo Q.S.C. in the QE Index [out of 19 stocks] and in the Total Qatar Market [out of 44 stocks]

DescriptionValueIn QE IndexIn Total Qatar Market
MCap (QR)24.5B34
Total Assets (QR)88B66
Revenue (QR)31.7B11
Net Profit (QR)1.7B66
Return on Equity %7.61019
Net Profit Margin %7.01735
Price/Earnings14.21017
Yield %3.31424
PV1000 (1Year) QAR1,288824

9.5 Long-Term Fundamental Ranking: 4 out of 5 [5 is best]

Ooredoo Q.S.C. is ranked number 1 out of 2 listed telecommunication companies in the Qatar with a market capitalization of QAR24.5 billion ($6.7 billion).

Within its sector it has a relatively moderate P/E of 14.2, moderate P/E/G of 1.39 and moderate Price/Sales of 0.8.

It has a moderate relative ROE of 7.6% and ROA of 2.5%. Finally, its earnings growth in the past 12 months has been a comparatively moderate 10.2%.

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GLOSSARY

ADVT: Average Daily Volume of shares Traded

Annual Return: Dividends Paid In a 12-Month Period/Price at the Beginning of the Period + Capital Gain or Loss over 1 Year/Price 1 Year Ago (%)

Cash/MCap: Cash plus Liquids/Market Capitalisation (times)

Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabiliites (times)

Debt/Equity: Net Debt/Net Assets %

Dividend Yield: Dividend Per Share/Share Price (%)

EBIT Margin : Earnings Before Interest and Tax/Revenue (%)

Earnings Yield: Earnings Per Share/Share Price (%)

Income during the n years (3/2/1): Dividends received during the Period

Moving Average Price (n periods): Sum of Prices for each Period/Number of Periods

PCP: Previous Corresponding Period

PV1000: Present value of 1000 invested 1 year/'n' years ago

Price Close/Moving Avg Price: Latest Price/Moving Average Price

Price/Earnings: Share Price/Earnings Per Share (times)

Price/Sales: Share Price/Sales Per Share (times)

Relative Price Change [RPC]: Relative price change is price change of stock with respect to Benchmark Index

Relative Strength (6 Months): Price close today/Price close 6 months ago, then ranked by percentile within the entire market.

Return on Assets: Net Profit/Total Assets (%)

Return on Equity (Shareholders' Funds): Net Profit/Net Assets (%)

TSR: Total Shareholder Returns is expressed as an annualized rate of return for shareholders after allowing for capital appreciation and dividend

TTM: Trailing 12 Months

Turnover Rate: value of annual trading volume as a percentage of market capitalisation

Volume Index (VI): Number of shares traded in the period/Average number of shares traded for the period

Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP): The Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) is the summation of turnover divided by total volume in the same period.

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